Rounce (?), n. [Cf. F. ronce bramble, brier, thorn, ranche a round, step, rack, or E. round.] Print.
The handle by which the bed of a hand press, holding the form of type, etc., is run in under the platen and out again; -- sometimes applied to the whole apparatus by which the form is moved under the platen.
© Webster 1913.